Sankyo Tateyama takes over foundry business of Aluwerk Hettstedt
Duesseldorf/Munich — ARQIS has awarded Sankyo Tateyama, Inc. on the acquisition of the aluminum foundry business of Aluwerk Hettstedt GmbH (AWH), a manufacturer of aluminum castings and extruded products, and the entire business of RMG Metallfachhandel GmbH (RMG), a distributor of semi-finished metal products. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.
AWH is a manufacturer of cast aluminum billet and extrusions, specializing in medium and hard alloy casting. RMG acts as AWH’s exclusive distribution unit and is an integral part of the overall transaction.
With the acquisition of AWH and RMG, Sankyo Tateyama will enable its subsidiary, ST Extruded Products Group (STEP‑G), to strengthen its supply capabilities for the automotive, aerospace and rail sectors.
Advisors to Sankyo Tateyama: ARQIS Rechtsanwälte (Düsseldorf/Munich)
Eberhard Hafermalz, Foto (Lead), Dr. Shigeo Yamaguchi (both Corporate/M&A), Dr. Andrea Panzer-Heemeier, Dr. Tobias Brors (both Labor), Dr. Ulrich Lienhard (Real Estate), Marcus Nothhelfer (IP & Commercial). Ulrich Lienhard (Real Estate), Marcus Nothhelfer (IP & Commercial); Counsel: Patrick Schöldgen (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Philipp Maier (IP & Commercial); Associates: Dr. Hendrik von Mellenthin, Martin Weingärtner (both Labor Law), Jennifer Huschauer (Real Estate)
Held Jaguttis (Cologne): Dr. Malte Jaguttis, Dr. Simeon Held (both regulatory and environmental law)
RCAA (Frankfurt): Evelyn Niitvaeli (Antitrust)
ARQIS is an independent business law firm operating in Germany and Japan. The firm was founded in 2006 at its current offices in Düsseldorf, Munich and Tokyo. Around 45 professionals advise domestic and foreign companies at the highest level on the core issues of German and Japanese business law. The focus is on M&A, corporate law, private equity, venture capital, employment law, private clients, intellectual property, litigation as well as real estate law and tax law. For more information, visit www.arqis.com.